Areas Of Practice

Real Estate

Our Real Estate Group represents individual owners, major corporations, local developers, land trusts and conservation organizations, real estate trade associations and real estate brokerage firms, REITs, foreign investors, joint ventures, pension funds, management companies, architects, engineers, brokers and other service providers on real estate transactions locally, in other states, and in foreign countries to provide a full spectrum of services in real estate and related matters, including structuring, negotiating, documenting and litigation. Specifically our services relate to:

  • Real estate acquisition and sales;
  • Financing;
  • Land use and permitting;
  • Development and construction;
  • Commercial leasing and property management;
  • Easements; and
  • Lot line and neighbor disputes.

Jeremy Olsan leads the Real Estate Group. The State Bar has appointed him to the Executive Committee of the State Bar Real Property Law Section, he is an AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated attorney*, and he has also been recognized by his peers by being named to the list of Northern California Super Lawyers.

Mr. Olsan has negotiated and documented many significant real estate and business transactions, including purchases, sales, leasing and construction of wineries, vineyards, shopping centers, office buildings, ranches, development and subdivision land, estate homes, and conservation and other easements. Some of his notable real estate and development transactions include: representing the Sonoma Land Trust in the single largest conservation land acquisition in Sonoma County history; representing Codding Enterprises in its sale of a tenancy in common interest in Coddingtown Mall to Simon Property Group; representing the private seller of a 27,000-acre, 250+ parcel ranch; and representation of the Sonoma State University Academic Foundation in the financing and development of the Green Music Center.